Monthly Archives: July 2013

New Directions for Natural Building in the Pacific Northwest

A group of conferring students engages around an earth-toned bench lounging in the cooling shade. A meandering earthen wall guides the eye toward the straw bale dormitory and two acre garden stretching below and to the south. A stilted cupcake … Continue reading

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Turning Pernicious Problems into Pioneer Solutions: Learning to Observe and Manage Invasive Species

The future belongs, not to those who have the most, but to those who do the most with what they have. – Eugene P. Odum The first principle of Permaculture design is observation, which is a practice of noticing the … Continue reading

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